A team-by-team look at which NFL players have opted out of the 2020 season due to coronavirus concerns
NFL players have the choice to opt out of the 2020 season, due to concerns over the coronavirus pandemic. On July 27, the Miami Marlins in Major League Baseball had an outbreak on their team, which could have caused some NFL players to think twice about whether they want to play this season.
Players have until Aug. 3 to opt out of the season. The opt-out decision is final and they won’t be allowed to return. Players with preexisting conditions get a $ 350,000 stipend and those who opt out for other reasons receive $ 150,000.
Here is our running team-by-team list of which players have opted out of the 2020 NFL season:
Saints TE Cole Wick chose to opt out for the season because of his asthma condition, I am told
(@TomPelissero reported Wick first)
— Eric Edholm (@Eric_Edholm) July 28, 2020
Family first money second #staysafe 🙏🏾
— 444 (@MauriceCanady26) July 27, 2020
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